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Role-based Training to Build the Cybersecurity Workforce

On Tuesday, June 20, 2017, Clarence Williams, the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Lead for Government Engagement, participated in the Information Assurance Symposium in Baltimore, MD. Clarence led a session with speakers from the Department of Transportation, Department of Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services on "Building the Federal Cybersecurity Workforce through Role-Based Training". This session discussed the federal government's approach to role-based training to ensure that employees are properly trained and given the skills needed to protect their organization from threats. Learn more about the session and the Information Assurance Symposium at

Released June 20, 2017, Updated June 22, 2017